Herbert Ham

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Herbert Ham, MA (Oxon) was an eminent Anglican Priest and musician [1] in the 20th century.

He was born in 1869, educated at Worcester College, Oxford and ordained in 1898. [2] Following curacies in Wormley and Chelmsford he held incumbencies in Derby, Wirksworth and Carsington [3] after which he was appointed to All Saints Cathedral Church, Derby; and in due, course when it became a cathedral, its first Provost. He retired in 1937 [4] and died on 2 December 1964. [5]

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  1. SECM
  2. "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, John Phillips, 1900
  3. "Who was Who" 1897–1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN   0-7136-3457-X
  4. The Times, Tuesday, 5 October 1937; pg. 17; Issue 47807; col D Ecclesiastical News
  5. Very Rev. Herbert Ham Provost Emeritus of Derby The Times Friday, 4 December 1964; pg. 17; Issue 56186; col D
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Inaugural appointment
Provost of Derby
Succeeded by
Philip Arthur Micklem